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Freedom Trail

Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-357-8300
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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston
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The red line on the sidewalk leads you on this 2.5-mile, self-guided tour of American Revolution sites. It starts at the Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and ends at the famed Bunker Hill Monument.
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  • Average4%
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“own pace” (541 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Boston, MA 02109
+1 617-357-8300
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Reviewed yesterday

Very informative about the start of Boston's history. David P from Free tours by Foot was a great guide. We really enjoyed the experience.

Thank Elise F
Reviewed yesterday

The Freedom trail is a 2.5 mile walk from start to finish and then you have the same journey back to your starting point. It's very easy to follow as they have put a red brick path through the city which you follow. There are...More

Thank Eastender6410
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great way to explore downtown Boston and getting a history lesson together. However it was very cold we enjoyed every minute of this special walk.

Thank Rick v
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like history this is a must to do in Boston. Love the old buildings and history and the walk thru downtown Boston. I like the fact you can pick and choose the sites you want to go into. The Old North Church and...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great walking tour that the city as established. It's amazing how many important and historical buildings and sites they have connected by the red brick/lined trail. You have to do this at least one time if you're in town. We stayed near...More

Thank maxpaste
Reviewed 3 days ago

We chose to walk part of this trail as it was one of the top things to do here on Trip Advisor. Parts of this were interesting. It was difficult to find parking and we were there on a day when there was a game...More

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fantastic trail but I don’t think you should have to pay for the map as you have to pay for museum entrances etc as well so think that’s a bit cheeky to ask for You can print the maps off before you come online...More

Thank katrren
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love history, especially history around the Revolutionary War, this trail is a must-do. I have walked parts of it, and I have walked the whole thing. I suggest packing a lunch and taking your time. When we did this, it took up a...More

Thank AuburnFoodFan
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the way to see Boston and get an American History 101-lesson. Stroll through the city at your own pace and learn about the birthplace of the USA. Don't forget to get the leaflet, describing the key sites. I wouldn't spend money on a...More

Thank 33Holly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time I have walked the Freedom Trail since grammar school. It is a great glimpse into Boston's role in the revolution. It is both educational and fun. Great for all ages.

Thank amstre1952
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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12 October 2017|
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Response from Darren B | Reviewed this property |
There’s a tour and guide but we didn’t use it. It starts in the park
Nancy H
25 August 2017|
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Response from Ashton S | Reviewed this property |
The app is specifically for the Freedom Trail and the Boston African American National Historic Site, and it's free! It's called "NPS Boston".
5 August 2017|
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Response from Deltraveler75 | Reviewed this property |
Start at Boston Commons. Beware, even though the trail is 2.5 miles long, if you have limited time, you may want to prioritize stops in advance. If you stop and take in each site along the trail, you will easily take up a... More